Blendecques. Swedish drill after breakfast. Mornings very misty now. Pay after dinner. Supper out. Orderly Cpl.
Blendecques. Route march through the woods round St Omer, starting 9 am. And returning at 3.30 pm. The Venetian appearance of part of St Omer looked very pretty, with the little boats on the canals loaded up with fresh vegetables and fruit. Dinner out. Football match after march. Spend the evening in an estaminet.
Blendecques. Artillery formation practice after breakfast, followed up by an attack. Swedish drill before breakfast. Draw ‘Iron Ration’, smoke helmets etc. Company drill afterwards, sections as platoons. Lecture after that ‘till tea-time. Raining.
Blendecques. Go to St Omer for shooting. Dinner in town. Spend the evening in the tea shop writing letters.
Blendecques. Swedish drill before breakfast. Artillery formation after. Drill in afternoon. Trench planning after dark.
Blendecques. Swedish drill before breakfast. Artillery formation before dinner, trench digging after. Spend the evening writing letters.
Blendecques. Church Parade and General’s Inspection in morning, followed by short route march. Watch football and rugby matches in afternoon. Dinner and tea out.
Blendecques. Light Company drill in morning. Watch Company football match in afternoon. Supper out.
Blendecques. Route march all day, returning in time for tea. Inspect Section’s feet afterwards. Working out drill details.
Blendecques. Orderly Cpl. in morning. March up to training ground. Outposts and fire control. Bath in evening.